Press Releases

  • Industry Leaders Bring Decade of Compliance and Data Management Experience to Veeva Europe

    September 18 2014 1:03 AM ET

    BARCELONA, Spain, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


    Guillaume Roussel and Francesca D'Angelo join Veeva Systems to lead Veeva Network in Europe 

  • Effects of Climate Change Are Restructuring the Building Industry in Asia-Pacific, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    September 18 2014 12:10 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing effects of climate change on temperatures in various countries across Asia-Pacific will inevitably impact the buildings industry in the region. The industry will have to adapt to these changes, focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy to combat the hike in electricity consumption, tariffs and operational costs.

  • Melissa Hughes of Organic Valley to lead OTA's Board of Directors

    September 18 2014 12:05 AM ET

    BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melissa Hughes of Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative was tapped on Wednesday as the new president of the Organic Trade Association's Board of Directors by fellow Board members. Elected as an OTA director in 2013, Hughes is General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative.

  • Child Poverty in the States Still Record High Levels

    September 18 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Defense Fund analysis of new 2013 state data released by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals child poverty rates remain at record high levels. Children are the poorest age group, and the poorest are children of color and those under 6. Two states, New Jersey and West Virginia, experienced increases in child poverty, while eight states experienced significant decreases from 2012. In 42 states child poverty remains at record high levels, significantly higher than in 2007 before the recession began.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 18

    September 18 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • Ebola crisis could set progress in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone back a decade

    September 18 2014 12:00 AM ET

    FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the UN Security Council meets today for only the second time in history to address a world health emergency, the Ebola crisis continues to devastate communities in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Without concerted and immediate international action to tackle this crisis, the outbreak could see these countries' hard-fought for progress set back years, bringing the healthcare system to its knees and, for Liberia and Sierra Leone, back to levels not seen since the end of their respective civil wars.

  • Rural Electrification Programs Set to Transform Asia-Pacific Microgrid Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    September 17 2014 11:41 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microgrid market in Asia-Pacific is on the threshold of exponential growth, with numerous pilot projects being tested in most countries. Japan leads the pack with several established microgrids, while Australia has also set up microgrids in 2013. The key driver for the market is the need for a resilient power supply.

  • Fortran Corporation Announces Results for Year-End Annual Report 2013

    September 17 2014 11:37 PM ET

    HICKORY, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortran Corporation (OTC Pink: FRTN) a leading communications systems integrator announced financial results for the year-ending June 30th 2013 compared to the same periods 2012.  Financial highlights for the year-end(s) respectively were:

    Year-End Annual Report 2013

    (in Thousands)

    Year-End Annual Report 2012

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  • The fashion innovation for Winter 2014

    September 17 2014 11:01 PM ET

    BERLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berlin fashion start-up has launched in August its line of fashionable heating jackets on a crowdfunding website. 10 days before the end they need support to make the change happen in their industry.

    The winter innovative product

    The desire to offer comfort and possibilities is increasing in the fashion industry. Copertura Label is following this trend and has just brought on the pret-a-porter market a smart heating jacket.

  • China Hemodialysis Market Research 2014-2018 Report

    September 17 2014 11:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • SmartIRA™ is Revolutionizing How Financial Advisors Address Client Remarriage

    September 17 2014 10:49 PM ET

    PIERRE, S.D., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All too often, when one spouse dies and the surviving spouse remarries, children from the original marriage find themselves cut out of their inheritance. To prevent such an occurrence, more and more financial advisors are employing a complex--yet surprisingly simple to adopt--strategy: the SmartIRA™.

  • Arkansas State University Reverses Decision; ASU Allows Original Cross-Shaped Memorial Decals To Return To Players' Helmets

    September 17 2014 10:19 PM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute, on behalf of its client, an anonymous Arkansas State University (ASU) football player, responds to ASU officials' decision to now allow players to commemorate their fallen colleagues with the original memorial cross decals. Liberty Institute Litigation Director Hiram Sasser releases the following statement:

    "This is a great victory for the players of Arkansas State University!

  • Charity Polo Match Draws Celebrities And High Profile Business Leaders

    September 17 2014 10:01 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Promises Foundation hosts the 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades fundraiser, benefiting Miriam's House, a transitional living home for low-income women and their children. The fundraiser will be held on September 27, 2014 at Will Rogers Historic State Park.

  • CHA Responds To Government Accountability Office Report

    September 17 2014 9:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA):

    CHA was concerned to read in the GAO report that there were apparently some instances in certain states where the provisions to protect against federal funding of abortion appear not to have been implemented as required by the ACA law and the executive order that accompanied it.

  • gDiapers Welcomes Fall-Ready gPants And Legwarmers

    September 17 2014 9:30 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- gDiapers' smart design has delighted parents for nearly a decade. Today, the company who has redefined the disposable diaper announces their newest gPants in gorgeous colors and prints that welcome the change of season.

  • Anne Geddes Unveils New Image Of A Baby Born Too Soon

    September 17 2014 9:00 PM ET

    CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internationally-acclaimed baby photographer Anne Geddes today unveiled an image of a baby born too soon that will be shared worldwide to raise awareness of the global problem of preterm birth.

    Mrs. Geddes donated the image of Alfred, who was born 8 weeks too soon, weighing just two pounds, six ounces, to the March of Dimes, which made the photo the center of its 2014 World Prematurity Day campaign. 

  • ART 3 presents, CLAUDIA BAEZ, PAINTINGS after PROUST Curated by Anne Strauss

    September 17 2014 8:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ART 3 opened in May 2014 in Bushwick near Luhring Augustine, with its Inaugural Exhibition covered by The New York Times T Magazine, Primer. ART 3 was created by Silas Shabelewska, formerly of Haunch of Venison and Helly Nahmad Gallery.

  • Top Saudi Religious Scholars Issue Fatwa Condemning Terrorism

    September 17 2014 8:46 PM ET


  • Wilton Manors' New Israeli Dance Class Offers Exercise, Music, Dance and Choreographed Fun

    September 17 2014 8:15 PM ET

    WILTON MANORS, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilton Manors' new Beginner Israeli Dance Class combines dance, exercise, music and choreography for a truly unique experience.

    "Jack goes through the story of the songs through the dance. It's unbelievable," said Dan Zofi, originally from Israel, about his dance instructor partner Jack Germany, originally from Alabama. "Jack is the best Israeli dance Instructor in Florida and one of the best in the U.S. What he does is amazing. He lives the songs. He really does."

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Retrophin, Inc.

    September 17 2014 8:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Retrophin ("Retrophin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: RTRX), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.

    Among other things, the Company no longer complies with the independent director and audit requirements set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rules.